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education. >> feels like a vote of confidence from the citizens of california and believing in public education. >> reporter: when i talked to the principal two weeks ago it wasn't polling well. today it is a much different feeling. >> this is just -- lifted this huge weight. >> the math was simple, without prop $302 million would have been -- prop 30, $2 million would have been wiped out. >> reporter: they were preparing if the cuts kicked in but not anybody. >> i am filled with emotion. >> reporter: she told me she was able to teach kids kids how elections impacted them. >> i said people decided that they wanted to pay for education. so it will be good for our schools. >> reporter: opponents are disappointed by the results today. a spokesman e-mailed me and said referring to governor jerry brown and his tax measure, he was able to use education to blackmail voters into supporting his tax increase. the voters were duped. but edge cater believe -- educators believe they care about funding public schools. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california state university is se
with violating a california law when aspirin at whaley elementary school, she allegedly failed to report possible child abuse by a teacher. according to a police report, and notes, the teacher acknowledged conducting so-call helen keller he lessons by blind moling a student, and touching her and putting objects in her mouth. she she was fooled by -- said she was fooled by his explanation, and did eventually report had to officials. >> it really doesn't matter, because the principal is absolutely, personally, trained to be accountable and report this. not depend on anyone else's opinion. >> reporter: it was pointed out in the trial are she did not report to district officials until after complaints is your. chandler awaits trial for molesting five children, and yesterday, an attorney filed a civil lawsuit on behalf of a child and her family against the district, vijayendran, and other officials. >> despite all the red flags that happened with the locked door and the kid's loan and the helen keller, he was allowed unfeathered access to the children. snoop we understand the judge is still meeting wi
midnight so we talked to campaign volunteers. some from california here in chicago, focused on swing states. [ music playing ] >> reporter: president obama started his day with bruce springsteen in wisconsin. >> are you fired up? >> yeah. >> are you ready to go? >> yeah. >> reporter: then it was on to ohio with a final planned stop in iowa. in chicago, behind closed doors the stage was being set for his rally, will it be a victory or concession speech? >> i am scared. >> that was not unique. >> that is fantastic. >> reporter: volunteers were making final calls of the campaign. >> i think everyone is pulling together to get this done. >> reporter: she is from san francisco. working the campaign on the road. >> i went to nevada and then here to chicago. >> reporter: theeft is not -- the effort is not on illinois. they are calling out of state. >> reporter: why are you calling? >> we have been calling people in iowa and wisconsin. swing states. >> reporter: she too felt nerves as election day approached but that has changed. >> i feel optimistic. i wasn't till i looked at the polls yesterday a
must get federal court approval before making any changes to their election procedures. four california counties are also covered by that provision of the voting rights act. several of the states say the basis for the supervision is outdated and they've made enough improvements they no longer need the oversight. >> president obama is set to travel to new york to review recovery efforts. the president will be on the east coast on thursday. there he'll meet with families affected by the storm as well as local officials and first responders. new york officials estimate damage from sandy could reach $33 billion in that state. the president traveled to new jersey last week to view the damage and recovery efforts there. >>> an 11-year-old boy from santa clara was among the victims of wednesday's major earthquake. the family of aldo dominguez vasquez says the boy was living with an uncle and was working in the family's wary when that earthquake hit. the cousin says aldo's parents are divorced and both live in the united states. >> tonight a peace officer's group will hold a fundraiser. office
house. coming up, the push for proposition 30 in california. the campaign in the east bay to get voters to approve a tax for education. >>> tomorrow occupiers return to washington for a preelection day protest, the last encampment ended in december. the group is urging they show the government we are the 99%. organizers are calling for a peaceful demonstration and telling protesters no weapons will be allowed. >>> today in berkeley a rally. measure s would ban sitting on sidewalks. ktvu's lorraine blanco tells us things escalated. >> reporter: protesters were supposed to be out here till 6:00 p.m. but police said they couldn't be against the fences anymore so now their signs are left and one protesters will soon face a judge. >> reporter: what started as a protest turned into a confrontation. a officer sited one for blocking the sidewalk. they were playing to speak out against an ordinance. >> we don't want to see measure s pass. it is unconstitutional. >> reporter: it bans sitting on the sidewalk between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. people tell us it is counter to the counterculture. >> th
california, nevada, and utah to feed thousands of hungry people on thanksgiving. >>> target is the latest retailer moving black friday up to thursday. this year, they will open their doors at 9:00 p.m. on thanksgiving. target says it wants to give shoppers a convenient way to create an after-dinner shopping event. wal-mart and toys-r-us moved their opening to 8:00 p.m. gap stores, sears, and k-mart will also be open on thanksgiving. >>> for workers, the fiscal cliff could spell disaster. we'll put some scary numbers to it, still ahead. . >>> complete bay area news coverage continues. this is ktvu, channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> it is a san francisco icon. but you probably never have seen it like this. today a tour of coit tower brought together artists and revealed what could be a political message inside. we see a part of the tower that has been closed to the public for decades. >> coit tower is iconic san francisco. it is a lookout where tourists gaze outward but few take the time to look inward. >> it is like getting a bit of my father back. >> reporter: suzy williams donated money to bui
california agricultural products. the port of oakland says its seaport alone is responsible for $8 million a day in economic activity, but longshoremen made no apologies for staying off the job in support of fellow union workers. >> when people ask for help, they're gonna get it. if it comes on christmas eve or new year's, or the day before thanksgiving, if workers are in trouble, they're gonna be there for them, no matter what. >> reporter: the port says the extra traffic out here could continue into next week. but today a spokesperson told me there should be no significant impact on goods getting to all the stores on friday. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the city of richmond will take the lead in the oversight of the work to rebuild the damaged unit at chevron's refinery there. the unit was heavily damaged during a fire back in august. the city council voted to take a close look at the repairs being made. all documentation will be shared with the public and chevron will be ordered to disassemble and redo any work that city officials say is unsatisfactory. chevron has said it will repair the u
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